Category: Bluegrass recording news

Do Re Mi from In Tune

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Tune is a new, young bluegrass band consisting of three teen siblings from Kalona, IA and a mandolinist from Miami, FL. They all met while participating at the National Bible Bee, and their shared loved of bluegrass music sparked a fast friendship, and now a new […]


Rounder digital reissues hit this week

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has scheduled digital reissues for 22 important bluegrass and new acoustic albums later this week. These memorable titles, mostly from the ’80s and ’90s, include iconic projects from Mark O’Connor, Johnson Mountain Boys, The Rice Brothers, Rob Ickes, Lynn Morris, and The Lilly Brothers […]


Dwight Yoakam bluegrass project in September

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sugar Hill Records has Nashville abuzz with the news that country star Dwight Yoakam has recorded a bluegrass album, set for a September 23 release. Titled Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…, the record promises bluegrass arrangements of the Kentucky native’s many top hits. Sugar Hill is keeping a […]


Kyle Tuttle touring in support of Bobcat

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nashville banjo picker Kyle Tuttle has announced a brief tour this month in support of his recently-released solo project, Bobcat. He, and his trusty road band, will hit Asheville, NC starting on August 18, and play four other southern cities over the following week. Along for […]


Three more classic reissues from Rural Rhythm

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is a great time for lovers of classic bluegrass. Rural Rhythm Records has released three more projects in their Heritage Collection, which is their series of reissues from their early catalog of LPs from the 1950s and ’60. Each re-release uses the original artwork from […]


Answer To My Prayer from Bluegrass Express

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass Express, from northeastern Illinois, has released a debut single ahead of their next all-Gospel album. This family group features three generations of singing Underwoods who have been performing together since 1979. Patriarch Gary Underwood started the group with his son, Greg, and it now […]


Carroll County Blues from The Western Flyers

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wild Blue Yonder is the debut album from The Western Flyers, a new western swing outfit that features the sparkling fiddle of Katie Glassman, the 2016 Swing Fiddling champion at the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest in Weiser, ID. In addition to Katie’s fiddle, this sizzling hot trio boasts […]


Kristi Stanley to Union House Records

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

There’s a new singing Stanley in the bluegrass world! Kristi Stanley has signed with Union House Records, an artist-owned label run by Mike Bentley and Jeff Brown. Even before she has her first interactions with the famous Stanley family, Kristi was singing and following traditional […]


Debut single for The Price Sisters

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released a debut single ahead of their first, self-titled album for The Price Sisters, identical twins from Ohio who specialize in the music of Bill Monroe. Lauren and Leanna Price are students in the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music at Morehead State University, where […]


Colorado drops for Cavanaugh & Lanzbom

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jazz banjo pioneer Ryan Cavanaugh has a new album coming out later this year with guitarist C Lanzbom. Titled Every Note the Heart Can Play, it features original compositions by the two noted instrumentalists, engineered and mixed by Lanzbom at his Sherwood Ridge Studio just outside New […]